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Barbora Krejcikova strikes into pre-quarters; Sofia Kenin wins

Prime seed Barbora Krejcikova reached the second spherical of the Cleveland Open on Monday. The Czech bought by way of American fortunate loser, Francesca Di Lorenzo, 6-3, 6-1 in an hour and 19 minutes. Krejcikova gained 79% of her first-serve factors and 75% factors on return on Di Lorenzo’s serve.

She misplaced her serve as soon as throughout the match and went on to transform 5 of the 11 break factors that got here her means on her opponent’s serve. Within the second spherical, Krejcikova will play one other American in Bernarda Pera. Pera ousted Japanese qualifier Eri Hozumi, 6-1, 6-2 in 64 minutes.

Second seed Martina Trevisan additionally made it to the round-of-16. The Italian posted a comeback win over Mayar Sherif, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and eight minutes. Trevisan had 9 double faults within the match. However she went on to win 68% of her first-serve factors to Sherif’s 58%.

For the match, Trevisan completed with only one break greater than Sherif. Whereas the latter misplaced her serve on 5 events, Trevisan did barely higher, saving six of the ten break factors she confronted. Within the second spherical, Trevisan will play Shuai Zhang.

Zhang defeated Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-1 in 59 minutes.

Cleveland Open: Sofia Kenin fights her means again to triumph

Sofia Kenin ended her streak of losses by profitable her first match since January, on the Adelaide Worldwide.

Kenin defeated qualifier Dalayna Hewitt in an American derby, 6-4, 6-3. She’s going to subsequent meet fifth seed Irina-Camelia Begu. The fifth-seeded Romanian gained her opener on Sunday towards American wildcard, Peyton Stearns, 6-4, 6-3.

Lastly, third seed Ekaterina Alexandrova additionally moved into the round-of-16 on Monday. Alexandrova beat Lauren Davis, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 after two hours and 9 minutes of play. For a spot within the quarter-finals of the Cleveland Open, Alexandrova will now tackle Madison Brengle.

Brengle gained towards Varvara Gracheva, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 of their opening-round conflict.



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